Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The Gun Lobby Is Buying!

In descending order (Virginia Foxx is 6th; Jonathan Jordan is 16th), the dollar amount the NRA has contributed to North Carolina politicians, either through direct donations or independent campaign expenditures (thank you, ProgressNC Action):
  • U.S. Sen. Richard Burr: $6,986,620
  • U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis: $4,418,012
  • State Sen. Buck Newton: $88,213
  • U.S. Rep. Walter Jones: $56,655
  • U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry: $43,070
  • U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx: $22,078
  • U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson: $19,525
  • U.S. Rep. George Holding: $12,712
  • State Sen. Phil Berger: $7,200
  • U.S. Rep. David Rouzer: $5,504
  • U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows: $4,150
  • U.S. Rep. Ted Budd: $4,000
  • Lt. Gov. Dan Forest: $3,746
  • State Sen. Wes Meredith: $3,600
  • State Sen. Bill Cook: $3,414
  • State Rep. Jonathan Jordan: $3,359
  • State Sen. Bob Rucho: $3,000
  • U.S. Rep. Mark Walker: $3,000


O Suzannah said...

There's a rally going on outside Thom Tillis's office in Raleigh this very morning! Maybe people are finally rising up against the power of the NRA, led by those amazing high school students in Florida.

Anonymous said...

That durned constitution!